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creepy

Syllabification: creep·y
Pronunciation: /ˈkrēpē
 
/

Definition of creepy in English:

adjective (creepier, creepiest)

informal
Causing an unpleasant feeling of fear or unease: the creepy feelings one often gets in a strange house
More example sentences
  • The product itself is less creepy and weird than the testimonials on the website.
  • This just feeds my fear of being some immediately identifiable creepy weirdo.
  • Even though he's creepy and stalkerish and freaky I have a soft spot for him.
Synonyms
frightening, eerie, disturbing, sinister, weird, hair-raising, menacing, threatening, eldritch
informal spooky, scary, freaky

Derivatives

creepily

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • As is so often the case, my suspicions have been creepily confirmed.
  • In its final shape, the film is almost creepily self-referential.
  • There's a whole book full of such creepily diluted nursery rhymes.

creepiness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Aside from the creepiness, it's a phenomenal little game.
  • It's hard to describe, but the place just exudes corporate creepiness.
  • Relying primarily on percussive instruments, the composer can take the credit for at least half the film's creepiness.

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